THE OMINOUS CIRCLE Begins Poison Fumes Over North America MMXVIII Tour With Scorched Surrounding Migration Fest

[photos by João Fitas] The mysterious Portuguese blackened death metal sect THE OMINOUS CIRCLE will embark on their maiden raid of America, with a run of Eastern US tour dates beginning tomorrow, July 24th. The tour sees them joined by Read More …

DEADBIRD To Release First Album In Ten Years, III: The Forest Within The Tree, In October Via 20 Buck Spin; Track Streaming + Band To Play Migration Fest This Week

Little Rock, Arkansas-based doom harbingers DEADBIRD return in 2018 with their first new album in over a decade, announcing III: The Forest Within The Tree for October release through 20 Buck Spin. The news strikes with an early debut of Read More …

TELOCH VOVIN / GRAVE GNOSIS: Transmissions Streaming At Decibel Magazine; Split 12” Sees Release This Week

Decibel Magazine is now streaming Transmissions, the new split 12” release between New York’s TELOCH VOVIN and Florida’s GRAVE GNOSIS, just days ahead of its release this Friday. TELOCH VOVIN’s side of the Transmissions split features “Treatise On The Left Read More …

BLACK ELEPHANT: Cosmic Blues Full-Length From Psychedelic Fuzz Rock Alchemists Out NOW And Streaming Via Small Stone

“…a full-on hard-bluesing stoner rock album that collects the spirit of early Fu Manchu, the space-faring fuzz-rumble of Dozer‘s debut and a heavy chug of acid rock’s finer blues guitarists for inspiration.” — Grizzly Butts Cosmic Blues, the latest full-length Read More …

VIOLATION WOUND: Decibel Premieres New Track From Oakland Punk Legion Featuring Autopsy’s Chris Reifert As Split LP With CLITERATI Nears; Preorders Available Via Tankcrimes

Oakland’s VIOLATION WOUND, featuring vocalist/guitarist Chris Reifert (Autopsy, Abscess), recently united with Portland’s CLITERATI for an antagonistic ten-track split 12” set to drop later this month via Tankcrimes. Captured at Earhammer Studios by Greg Wilkinson (Autopsy, Necrot, Deathgrave), and mastered Read More …

A DYING PLANET: Prog Act Founded By Zero Hour And Abnormal Thought Patterns Members Debuts “Resist” Lyric Video At PureGrainAudio; Facing The Incurable Nears August Release

[photos by Brian Kirksey] A DYING PLANET — the new outfit spawned by twin brothers Jasun and Troy Tipton, known for their work in Zero Hour, Cynthesis, Abnormal Thought Patterns, and more over the past two decades – issues the Read More …

BLIGHT HOUSE: No Clean Singing Debuts “Immaculate Rejection” By Rhode Island Death/Gore Duo; Summer Camp Sex Party Massacre Nears Release Via Nefarious Industries

“Immaculate Rejection” is the bludgeoning new track from bizarre death/gore metal duo BLIGHT HOUSE and their impending second album, Summer Camp Sex Party Massacre, due in early August via Nefarious Industries. Summer Camp Sex Party Massacre was recorded and mixed Read More …

FUTURE USSES: MetalSucks Premieres “What Is Anything” From Ambient Sludge Rock Trio Featuring Members Of Intronaut + Bereft; Debut To See Release in September Via Pelagic Records

“The track will make listeners feel as though they’re floating one moment and shackled to a rock the next” — MetalSucks Los Angeles-based FUTURE USSES — featuring members of Intronaut and Bereft — will unleash their The Existential Haunting debut Read More …

EXTREMITY: Coffin Birth LP Streaming Alongside Feature At Bandcamp; Album Out This Week Through 20 Buck Spin

[photo by Aloysius V. Cummings] Oakland death trio EXTREMITY presents the gruesome grooves of their proper debut album, Coffin Birth, out this week via 20 Buck Spin. Preceding its official release tomorrow, the album oozes forth through an exclusive early Read More …